Did Indian Cookies originate from the Gaelic New Years’ Soul Cake?

There was a lot of culture sharing when settlers came to these lands. In particular with the Iroquois people. Dutch, German, Scots, and English peoples…

Hereditary chiefs come out to condemn the Band Council use of language

Recently, some of the hereditary chiefs and their supporters came out to condemn the elected leadership’s use of language and the word Haudenosaunee in their…

Who ultimately answers to the People of Six Nations?

In the Six Nations, Elected leaders are engaging with municipal and provincial leaders, and hereditary leaders are writing letters to claim elected leaders are trying…

Ontario’s budget: Conservatives to increase oversight of unregulated tobacco, expand Highway 6

The Progressive Conservatives tabled a budget this Thursday that lays out a $198.6 billion dollar spending plan. Here are some of the key mentions in…

When it comes to funding public safety, when is enough really enough?

In classic provincial fashion, the Conservatives have made a late-term investment into policing on Six Nations. A total of $1.5 million is being directed to…

10 ways to help lonely loved ones in long term care homes, according to an LTC worker

Due to the rise of Omicron, Ontario added new restrictions to long term care homes that resulted in a ban on general visitors and day…

Editorial: Bravery to tell someone…

Imagine being assaulted by your partner, having the bravery to tell someone what has happened, and then to have members of your own community gaslight…

Nothing but the audacity

This week hereditary leaders put out a statement ahead of the federal election, discouraging Haudenosaunee people from voting, tying it to ‘staying inside the circle’.…

The case for voting this federal election

Growing up on Six Nations as a child I came to learn that most people I knew didn’t vote in provincial and federal elections. I…

The nastiest dirty word thrown about? Tax.

The back and forth rhetoric of dirty words on the Rez is a historical truth that has been in play since the deposition of the…

Six Nations is a warriors settlement

One of our teachings over here at TRT about the history of Six Nations came from Ackland Davey. He told the story about how people…

Seneca leader Red Jacket defended indigenous religious rights, upheld diversity

In his time, Red Jacket was a critical mediator in relations between the emerging United States of America and the Seneca. He personified the Haudenosaunee…

Over 30 people ask courts to release convicted chid sex offender to Sour Springs longhouse leadership

Trigger Warning: This story discusses child rape and rape apologists. The Gaiwiyo Handsome Lake tradition, which started in the 1850s, has occupied the ceremonial space…

McLaughlin hoax is not a laughing matter

In the latest bizzaro world of pretendian news — a new story is breaking on social media. BethAnn McLaughlin, a former professor at Vanderbilt University…

Zero tolerance: Top Indigenous leader calls for systemic change for policing

OTTAWA — The only way to overcome racism in Canada’s policing agencies is to impose systemic change and a zero-tolerance policy aimed at eliminating the…